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Research Interests

CAD, CAEEngineering DesignProduct Research
ErgonomicsIndustrial DesignSustainability
Numerical SimulationProject ManagementDesign Thinking


Sep 2011Sep 2012

M.Sc in Automotive Engineering

University of Glasgow, UK
  • Masters Project. Modelling of crush-can behaviour as an energy absorber in a front impact applying the FE method. Tools used: ABAQUS, MATLAB
  • Designed a planetary gearbox for a proposed Power Split Device in a Hybrid Vehicle concept demonstration; with Freescale Semiconductor UK Ltd. Tools used: CAD (SolidWorks), Market research, cost analysis
  • Proposed a new design concept for a car wheel. Tools used: QFD, TRIZ, CAD (SolidWorks, ProE)
  • Grades: 2:1
Jul 2005May 2009

B.Tech, Mechanical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
  • Undergraduate dissertation. Numerical computation of one-dimensional unsteady two-phase flow. Tools used: RELAP5, C++
  • Designed and fabricated: simplified model of 2-stroke IC engine; lab-scale compression moulding machine; experimental setup for beam bending experiment
  • Grades: 7.2/10


2014Al-Rababah, M. and Bhuyan, A. “Predicting Effects of Gasoline and Hydrogen fuel supplements on
the Performance Characteristics of Four-stroke SI Engines”, International Journal of Advanced
Science and Engineering Technology, Vol.4, No.1, pp.342- 359, Online ISSN 2225-9686; Print ISSN

2013Al-Rababah, M. and Bhuyan, A. “Passive Suspension Modelling and Analysis of a Full -Car Model”,
International Journal of Advanced Science and Engineering Technology, Vol.3, No.2 (2013) pp.250-
261, Online ISSN 2225-9686; Print ISSN 2225-9678.

2012Bhuyan, A and Ganilova, O. “Crush Can Behaviour as an Energy Absorber in a Frontal Impact”,
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 382 012009, doi:10.1088/1742-6596/382/1/012009.
2010Sarma, S., Bhuyan, A., Pandey, M.M. and Gupta, S.K. “Numerical Computation of One-Dimensional
Unsteady Two-Phase Flow”, 20th National and 9th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer
Conference, 4-6 January, Mumbai, India.

Professional Experience

Mar 2013Sep 2015

Engineering Consultant

Bradford Inc.,  (Licensed by PAAET), Dasman, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Mechanical Engineer responsible for the quality assurance of projects, troubleshooting and proofreading tasks, IT solutions relevant to tasks, drafting and revising training documents for engineers, and teamwork with colleagues in group projects. Most projects are based on product design and development.

  • Provide software training (CAD/Simulation) to engineers
  • Modelling and drafting with SolidWorks, AutoCAD
  • Technical report writing, proofreading, reviewing
  • FE analysis, general engineering problem solving, product research
  • Ensuring a stable client network through communication and delivering top quality results
Oct 2014Aug 2015

Research Assistant

Kuwait University, Kuwait

Worked for a project titled “Study of the Effect of Dust particles on the Dynamical Performance of Spindle-Bearing System in Grinding Machines” as a temporary research staff.

  • Assist in drafting research proposal
  • Responsible for the development and debugging of code program
  • Experimental measurement of key model parameters from lab spindle system.
  • Assist in academic activities as per requirement.
Aug 2010Aug 2011

Junior Research Fellow

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, India

Worked for a AERB funded project titled “Development of 1-D Thermal Hydraulic Code for Computation of Unsteady Steam-Water Flow and Supercritical Water flow in Horizontal and Vertical Channel Type Reactors

  • Code development using C++, and RELAP5 for validation
  • Preparing regular progress reports for AERB and NPCIL with updates on the project
  • Equipment procurement for the project
  • Scrutiny work for staff recruitment, academic assistance to supervisor
  • Co-organised NPE 2011 (a mini-symposium event for Nuclear Power Energy forum), arranged sponsorship, and designed website and handouts for NPE 2011.
Jul 2009Jul 2010

Design Engineer

 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bangalore, India

Performed as a Design Trainee representing the Armament & Escape Systems group within the Aircraft R&D Centre (ARDC) division, primarily responsible for the design and development of a new basic trainer aircraft Hindustan Turbo Trainer (HTT 40).

  • Revise and prepare drawings for cockpit layouts for HTT 40 and communicate design requirements with other groups of ARDC with teamwork
  • Perform under the Armament & Escape Systems group which is responsible for weapons and seat integration in aircrafts.
  • Undergone induction training with the Air Force Technical Institute, Bangalore.
  • Undergone management training program under the HAL Management Institute


Extracurricular Activities/ Achievements 

  • Was an active member of UGRacing, Formula Student team of the University of Glasgow during the Formula Student 2012 (UK) event, under the Body Work/Ergonomics group
  • Was the Class-representative for the Post Graduate programme
  • Was the Website Secretary of MESA (Mechanical Engineering Students Association of IIT Guwahati)
  • Actively participated in the organising and publicity of annual cultural (Alcheringa) and technical (Techniche) events in IIT Guwahati
  • Was a member of NSO (National Sports Organization) wing in IIT Guwahati
  • Have won several awards in different painting/art competitions throughout school and undergraduate life



English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Spanish


Frontpage/Dreamweaver, Photoshop, CorelDraw, Google SketchUp, Sketching, Painting


Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, Outlook


Range of software for modelling and simulation using CFD, FEA, FDM and data analysis tools viz. ABAQUS, MATLAB, NUMECA, RELAP5, ProModel, ANSYS, Ricardo WAVE, LabView, RETScreen, CFAST, FDS-SMV


Adept with SolidWorks, NX, Rhinoceros 3D, Solid Edge. Also familiar with AutoCAD, Pro E, and CATIA